North America News

Canada Institute launches One Issue, Two Voices publication on corporate governance

Apr 04, 2006
The Canada Institute proudly presents the fifth publication in its One Issue, Two Voices series, which addresses "Corporate Governance in Canada and the United States." The publication coincides with a major address by former SEC Chairman William Donaldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch and Edward Waitzer in New York City on April 28, 2006.

Canada Institute launches Ocassional Paper Series

Jan 31, 2006
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.

The Supreme Court: Judging is Unpredictable

Dec 02, 2005
Recent biographies of Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, David Souter, and the late Harry Blackmun reveal that all three defied predictions on how they would rule and each would evolve to shape the face of jurisprudence in unique ways.

Why Supreme Court Nominations Matter

Dec 02, 2005
In this Point of View column, U.S. Studies Director Philippa Strum discusses why the nomination and confirmation process for Supreme Court justices is so contentious and so vitally important.

Do Canadians and Americans perceive threats in similar ways?

Oct 31, 2005
The Canada Institute has released the latest issue in its One Issue, Two Voices publication series, which assess public attitudes toward risk and security in north America. To learn more about the publication launch on November 10, 2005 in Washington, D.C. click here

Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives meet to discuss unconventional oil supply and petroleum production in North America

Oct 17, 2005
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and the Canadian Centre for Energy Information co-hosted a program on "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2005.

Ambassador McKenna speaks at Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner in Vancouver

Sep 29, 2005
The Hon. Frank McKenna spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner held in Vancouver, BC on September 29, 2005.

Scholar Explores the Continental Divide

Jul 15, 2005
Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.

Ipsos-Reid releases poll on China

Jun 13, 2005
Ipsos-Reid released the results of its public opinion survey of U.S. and Canadian attitudes toward China. at the conference co-hosted by the Canada Institute on "Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response."

Commercial Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Jun 03, 2005
The Wilson Center and the Council of American Ambassadors co-convened a conference in April to explore the changing and growing role of ambassadors to advance America's economic interests abroad.

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